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February 2, 1924

Medical News

JAMA. 1924;82(5):396-402. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650310050023

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


Loving Cup for Dr. Crane.  —Dr. Martin C. Crane, Los Angeles, ship's doctor of the Tjisalak, has been presented with a loving cup from 853 survivors of the Yokohama earthquake. Dr. Crane, it is said, went ashore under hazardous circumstances, established the only first aid station on the waterfront and worked all night by the light of a burning building with no other equipment than his first aid kit.

Failed to Report Smallpox.  —Dr. Howard J. House, Los Angeles, according to reports, was fined $600 with an alternative of sixty days in the county jail, January 15, following his conviction in Judge Wallace's court on a charge of violating the county ordinance requiring physicians to report all cases

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